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My 8 week pitbull puppy, male. Acting normal ish just a lot

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My 8 week pitbull puppy, male. Acting normal ish just a lot more tired today. We just noticed his belly is huge. Like 3 time's hjs body size and hard as a rock.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?
Customer: His name is Apollo
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Apollo?
Customer: No, we bought him from someone. He has an entire litter. They were dewormed once. Other than that he just turned 8 weeks old today so we can get his shots. But this isnt right at all. Somethings really wrong
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

1) When were the pups dewormed and with what?
2) Any vomiting or diarrhea?
3) Has a fecal analysis been performed?
4) Do you have a picture to share of the abdomen?
5) How well is this puppy eating?